In the March 7 episode of How Do You Play?, Kim Tae Ho PD and Yoo Jae Seok talk about the current state of the performing arts industry.
Because of the ongoing pandemic, several scheduled events were canceled. In order to help artists who were affected, they decide to organize an event for them.
The project will be called ‘Room Concert’. They will recruit artists who will perform in a closed venue. This concert will be aired during the show’s schedule on television.
The project boasts a lineup of artists from different fields and genres. Here is the lineup of performers for the ‘Room Concert’:
Rising indie band Hyukoh is the first act in the lineup. They gained mainstream popularity through the variety show, Infinite Challenge. Some of their popular songs include “Tomboy” and “Wi Ing Wi Ing”.
The cast of Mamma Mia Musical
Mamma Mia is a popular musical based on the songs of ABBA. The cast of its Korean production will perform some of the musical’s iconic scenes during the concert.
Lee Seung Hwan
Lee Seung Hwan is known as the country’s “King of Live Performances”. He usually performs pop ballads with elements of rock. Some of his hits include “As Much As The Love Scattered in This World” and “How Love Is”.
Jang Beom June
Famous for his hit songs from Busker Busker such as “Cherry Blossom Ending” and “Yeosu Night Sea”, Jang Beom June joins the lineup. His is also the voice behind the Be Melodramatic OST, “Your Shampoo Scent in the Flowers”.
Sunwoo Jung-a and Se So Neon
Sunwoo Jung-a is a solo artist while Se So Neon is a band of three members. Both acts are famous in the indie music scene. The band’s vocalist/guitarist So Yoon and Sunwoo Jung-a previously participated in the show’s Yu-plash project.
Lee Ja Ram
Lee Ja Ram is an acclaimed Pansori artist. She creates original Pansori pieces and performs them around the world. Her work is considered great examples of modernizing Pansori.
The hip-hop label AOMG will also join the lineup. Simon Dominic, Gray, Code Kunst, Woo Won Jae will be performing their songs during the concert.
Lee Jeong Eun from Laundry Musical
One might recognize Lee Jeong Eun from the movie, Parasite. She joins the lineup as part of the OST performers of the musical, Laundry.
Yoo San Seul and Song Ga In
Yoo San Seul is Yoo Jae Seok’s trot singer persona. Together with Song Ga In, they are both rising stars in the trot industry. They will be performing a duet of their new song.
Kim Kwang Min
Kim Kwang Min is a pianist and a former MC of Wednesday Art Stage. He is famous for his composition of “The Way To School”. He will also be an MC during the ‘Room Concert’.
Yoo Hee Yeol and Lee Juck will accompany Yoo Jae Seok as MCs for the show.
The concert’s venue is at Sejong Center for the Performing Arts. It is the largest arts and cultural complex in Seoul. It is also one of the world’s best performance venues. Despite its 3000-person capacity, there will be no audience but all seats will be lighted by Jjambong (Yoo San Seul’s official lightstick).
The ‘Room Concert’ will really offer diverse performances from the current lineup. Additionally, the teaser promises more acts to appear during the event. Watch the complete concert performances during the show’s broadcast.
How Do You Play? airs on MBC every Saturday at 6:30 PM KST.